Visiting Information

The VX One Canada Fleet and the Royal Canadian Yacht Club invite you to attend the 2020 VX One North American’s Regatta.

September 10 – 13  2020

Over 100 sailors from the United Kingdom, United States and Canada are expected to participate in a the 3 day event with exciting sailing and social events. 

 

The Royal Canadian Yacht Club, rich in history, located on the Toronto Island and recognized as one of the top 50 yacht clubs in the world will host the event and will not disappoint.


Join us on the Island.

 

For Registration and regatta details

WELCOME

Royal Canadian Yacht Club

 

150 Cherry Street 
Toronto, ON
M5A 3L1

 

DIRECTIONS

RCYC City Station is located just south of the ship canal on Cherry Street.

If you are driving, take a ticket to enter from the machine.

 

BOAT SET-UP

Parking, Trailer, Rigging/ boat set-up: will take place at the City Station in a designated area.

 

Extra tenders/ launches will be provided to assist with the delivery of sails/gear/tools/equipment to the Island.

(TO BE ADDED SOON) 

LAUNCH

Launches leave from the city every quarter hour starting at 7:45 am and leave the island every half hour until 12.00 am

 

Launches to the Island: run quarter-to-and quarter-past the hour. 

 

Launches to Cherry Street on the half hour and hour. 

IE:  To the island         8:45 / 9:15

      From the island     8:30 / 9:00

 

 

DRESS CODE

The minimum dress requirement for the launch is "Smart Casual."

Long shorts and jeans are permitted. Please no rips or tears. Collared shirts are the norm.

Hats are not permitted inside the club house.

 

ACCESS PASS

There are no launch fees for the event, however, please advise the Quarter Master that you are participating in the North American’s regatta.

 

ARRIVAL ON THE ISLAND

Welcome to the island! The VX One fleet will gather in the dinghy dock area (See red dot on map below)       .

FACILITY OVERVIEW

Docks and Dry Sail for over 450 boats

25 Metre Outdoor Swimming Pool

Marine Chandlery and Maintenance Services

Formal and Informal Dining and Social Areas

Complete Marine Repair and Servicing

Private Parking and Launch Service

Two Tennis Courts

2 Boat Launch Ramps

Lawn Bowling

2 Dry Sail Cranes

Day Lockers

 

 

PARKING

​Daily Rate: $14.00 (Member) | $16.00 (Non-Member)
Monday to Friday after 4:00 pm: $9.00
Weekends: $16.00 per day
Overnight: $9.00
30 minutes grace period

*free street parking is also an option when available

 

HOUSING & ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations are available from the following list of service providers:

https://www.booking.com/city/ca/toronto

 

Airbnb

https://www.airbnb.com/a/Toronto

 

Limited billeting with our members will be available.

Please contact Christine Short @ shortchristine@hotmail.com

 

 

AIRPORTS:

Toronto Pearson International Airport

(approximately 18.6 miles to City club, or take a 30 minute UPS train to downtown Toronto)

 

Billy Bishop Island Airport

 

 

TRAVEL TIMES TO TORONTO

Annapolis to Toronto  approximately 9 hours (drive)

Newport to Toronto approximately 9 hours 15 minutes (drive)

Cleveland to Toronto 5 hours (drive)

Charleston SC to Toronto 15 hours (drive)

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